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Carol Elizabeth (Mueller) Beasley (September 16, 2014)

Carol Elizabeth (Mueller) Beasley, age 74, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 9:45 AM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on July 12, 1940 in Shelby County, Ohio, to the late Joseph T. & Verona Susan (Miller) Mueller.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis R. Beasley of Greenville, Ohio, whom she married on November 17, 2001; son and daughter in law, Rob & Sherri Morris of Armada, MI; daughters and son in law, Rox Anne & Mark Riegle of Ft. Recovery, OH, and Rhonda Minton and Lugene Ignaffo of Greenville; grandchildren, Brandy Murphy, Brittany Noble and husband Kerry, Lucas Bolin, Zackary Bolin and wife Annie, Gabriel Riegle, Seth Riegle, Krista Morris and husband Billie Spooner and Robbie Morris; great grandchildren, Kayla Murphy, Easton, Landon, Jacob and Mallie Noble, Henry & Oliver Bolin; brothers and sister in law, Richard & Kay Mueller of Greenville and Donald Mueller of Mustang, OK.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband, Robert E. Morris and sister, Cynthia Heck.

Carol retired from Second National Bank in 2005 as a bank teller. She was a member of the Greenville Eagles Auxiliary #2177 and St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She loved bowling, fishing and playing softball.

There will be a service held on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in the Arlington Cemetery, Brookville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Thursday, September 18, 2014 form 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions are given to The Center for Neurological Development, 78 W Main St, Burkettsville, OH 45310.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.

Juanita E. (Wentz) Wilkinson Larsh (September 16, 2014)

Juanita E. (Wentz) Wilkinson Larsh, 85 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 10:00 PM at Wayne Healthcare. She was born December 21, 1928 in Muncie, Indiana the daughter of the late Archie & Ethel (Smith) Wentz. She was an LPN at the Brethren’s Home for 18 years retiring in 1994. She was a member of Trinity Wesleyan Church and was past president of the State of Ohio LPN Association.

She is preceded in death by her parents; 1st husband: Donald Wilkinson; daughter: Julie Wilkinson; brother: Jack Wentz; sisters: Martha Fehrenbach, Helen Burk, Ruth Cecil, & Marjorie Yost.

She is survived by her husband: Charles Larsh of Greenville; children: Rebecca Wilkinson of Greenville, Archie Wilkinson of Ashtabula, Ohio, Jay Wilkinson of Ashtabula, Ohio; step children: Steven Larsh of Arcanum, & Denise (Larsh) Hansbarger of Arcanum; she was a grandmother who loved her grandchildren.

Services will be held on Friday September 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Wesleyan Church 1400 E. Main Street Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Elwood Stuart and Rev. Gary Oser officiating. Burial will follow in Muncie Garden of Memory. Family will receive friends from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Friday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Kenneth Dale Grewe (September 17, 2014)

Kenneth Dale Grewe, 71, of Greenville, passed away early Wednesday morning, September 17, 2014 at his residence.

He was born August 15, 1943 in Greenville, son of the late Elmer and Arlene (Clark) Grewe.

He is survived by his children, Kenneth A. (Farah) Grewe of Union City, IN, Tammy (Joe) Hoke of Arcanum, and James (Amy) Grewe of Gettysburg; step daughters, Tina (Rick) Leckey of Troy, and Darlene Delk of Greenville; 18 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; a brother, John Grewe of Washington State; and a sister, Sandra Noggle of Versailles.

Private services will be held at a later date with burial in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles.

There will be no public visitation.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.

Jennie L. Clark (September 16, 2014)

Jennie L. Clark, age 72 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:45 A.M. Tuesday September 16, 2014 at her residence. She was born September 4, 1942 in Greenville, Ohio and the daughter of the late Kenneth H. and Edna I. (Reck) Bretz.

Jennie started her employment career at Delco Moraine in Dayton, later worked at the State of Ohio Employment Office in Greenville and retired from the Darke County Job and Family Service Office, also in Greenville.

She was very involved with all of her family, friends and earlier had bowled in a ladies bowling league.

Jennie was survived by her husband Kenneth A. Clark of Greenville. They were married August 24, 1963. Also her children Kent A. Clark and friend Laura Ahrens of Greenville; Teresa (Terry) Kissinger of Piqua and Cindy (Rob) Burdine of Thornton, CO; grandchildren Ethan Clark, Zane Clark, Adam Noble, Tiffany Thompson, Maggie Burdine and Lacey Burdine; great grandchildren Caden, Alexa and Mason.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday September 19, 2014 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor John Shelton officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County or the State of the Heart Hospice, also of Darke County.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Connie K. Fields (September 13, 2014)

Connie K. Fields age 62, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 6:51 P.M. on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Connie was born April 19, 1952 in Randolph County, Indiana to the late Cecil Everett & Frances Lucille (Lockhart) Louk.

Connie is survived by her sons, Ernie Byerly & life partner, Michelle MacKenzie of West Mansfield and Jason & Mandy Swisher of Greenville; grandchildren, William Swisher, Roman Swisher, Devon Byerly, Ariel MacKenzie, Michael MacKenzie and David Oda; 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, Pete Louk of Greenville and Tim Louk of Deerfield, Indiana; sister, Sue Crawford of Union City, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Connie was also preceded in death by her brothers, Danny and Leon Louk.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Union City Cemetery in Union City, Indiana. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Alice Ballard Freitag Kau (September 12, 2014)

Alice Ballard Freitag Kau age 97, passed away at 2:10 A.M. on Friday, September 12, 2014 at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville, Ohio. Alice was born August 26, 1917 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the late Charles & Olga (Sperling) Ballard.

Alice is survived by her son, James Freitag & fiancée, Barbara Smith of Caspian, Michigan; daughter & son-in-law, Carol and R. Michael Williams of Versailles, Ohio with whom she had made her home for the past 14 years; step son, Jerry (Linda) Kau of Roselle, Illinois; step daughters, Diane (George) Jeffs of Algonquin, Illinois, Sheryl (Gene) Olesen of Biloxi, Mississippi and Ruthann (Tom) Berger of Sheboygan, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Lisa (Chris) Heidenreich of Versailles, Ohio, Jamie (Kristen) Williams of Dubois, Pennsylvania, Nancy (Randy) Bergemann of Kiel, Wisconsin, Aaron (Patty) Freitag of Sheboygan, Wisconsin and Lynn (Dan) Koblewski of Cedarburg, Wisconsin; 11 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; 8 step grandchildren and 16 step great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to her parents, Alice was also preceded in death by her 1st husband, Harold Freitag in 1987; 2nd husband, Vernon Kau in 1997; brother, William Ballard; granddaughter, Christine Freitag; and step great grandson, Tanner Olesen.

Alice attended school in Sheboygan and graduated from Sheboygan High School in 1934. Alice was an executive secretary for nearly 45 years for G.B. McKinley Inc. in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Alice was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Sheboygan; belonged to the Christian Endeavor Group; the Women’s Guild and Sunday school, and in retirement, worked as the church secretary for many years. Alice enjoyed traveling, especially visiting family, reading and writing poetry. Her love of horses spread to the family, and she loved spending time at her granddaughter’s horse farm and wrote one of her poems for it. The family always waited for her beautiful Christmas card poem, which she managed to compose until 2013.

A memorial service celebrating Alice’s life will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Presbyterian Church in Sheboygan, Wisconsin with Rev. Dr. Richard C. Manny officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to time of service at the church. Per Alice’s wish, there will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contribution be made to the Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund 750 Chestnut Street Greenville, Ohio 45331 or State of the Heart Hospice 1350 North Broadway Greenville, Ohio 45331. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Abigail Charlotte Hoff (September 13, 2014)

Abigail Charlotte Hoff age 10 weeks passed away at 10:13 A.M. on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Abigail was born July 10, 2014 in Greenville, Ohio to Michael & Angela (Baker) Hoff of Greenville.

In addition to her parents, Abigail is survived by her sisters, Hannah Hoff and Lydia Hoff; paternal grandparents, David & Vicki Hoff of West Manchester and Shelby & Jeremy Ebersole of Braffetsville; maternal grandparents, Phil & Sheri Baker of Greenville; paternal great-grandmother, Delores Jean Hoff of West Manchester; maternal great-grandparents, Donald & Gretchen Baker of Greenville; maternal great-great grandmother, Lola Baker of Greenville; and numerous aunts and uncles.

Abigail was preceded in death by a paternal great-grandfather, Jack Hoff; and maternal great –great grandfather, Everett L. Baker.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Stelvideo Christian Church 6808 Church Street Stelvideo with Pastor Tracy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Stelvideo Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Medical Center in Dayton. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Lorri E. Shoop (September 13, 2014)

Lorri E. Shoop age 56, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 12:15 P.M. on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Lorri was born July 1, 1958 in Sidney, Ohio to the late Lee & Barbara (Wilt) Elsass.

Lorri is survived by her husband, Jeff Shoop whom she married July 4, 1980; son, Dirk Shoop of Greenville; grandchildren, Lexie Shoop and Lucas Shoop; and brothers, Larry Elsass of Margate, Florida and Lowell Elsass of Greenville.

Lorri was a homemaker.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Ansonia First Church of God 750 South Main Street Ansonia with Rev. Steven Shoop officiating. A private burial will be held in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. There will be no public visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Beatrice Frazier (September 13, 2014)

Beatrice Frazier age 91, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 3:30 A.M. on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville. Beatrice was born March 25, 1923 in Paint Lick, Kentucky to the late George & Mary Alice (Davis) Conn.

Beatrice is survived by her sons & daughters-in-law, Bill & Dee (Stutz) Frazier of Denver, Colorado and Don & Diana (St. Myers) Frazier of Greenville; grandchildren, Van Frazier, Heather Frazier, Angela & Scott Crawford and Scott & Tanya (Lee) Frazier; great-grandchildren, Nathaniel Gorham, Collin Gorham, Rachel & Kyle Voshell and Daniel & Shanna Crawford; and great-great grandchildren, Ethan Frazier, Grace Frazier, Hayden Crawford, Harper Crawford and Carson Voshell.

In addition to her parents, Beatrice was also preceded in death by her husband, James W. Frazier.

Beatrice was a homemaker. She was a member of the Open Bible Church in Ithaca and the Lighthouse Christian Center in Greenville.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. A graveside service will follow immediately in Castine Cemetery in Castine with Rev. Hershel Fee officiating. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Charles R. Walters (September 11, 2014)

Charles R. Walters, 88, of Ansonia, Ohio, passed away Thursday evening, September 11, 2014 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana.

He was born October 26, 1925 in Darke County, Ohio, a son of the late Ralph and Norma (Thomas) Walters. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria M. (Mills) Walters who passed away February 3, 2004.

Charles was a farmer and enjoyed tending to his flower and vegetable gardens.

He is survived by two daughters, Stephenie Walters of Cincinnati, Ohio and Rebecca Montag of Fairfield, Ohio; grandson, Jeremy J. Montag of Denver, Colorado; and two sisters, Shirley Marker of Greenville, Ohio and Lois Hardy of Columbus, Ohio.

Memorial services will be held at 2PM Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 1 to 2 PM.

The family request that memorial contributions be given to Reid Hospital Foundation, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, Indiana 47374

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Barbara Jeanne Caupp (September 10, 2014)

Barbara Jeanne Caupp, 78, a resident of Brethren Retirement Community Greenville, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Reid Hospital Richmond, Indiana.

She was born October 2, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio, a daughter of the late Harry and Eleanor (Boulaz) Montoney. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Ray E. Caupp who passed away April 7, 2011.

Barb was a homemaker, farm wife, bus driver for Ansonia School, Anthony Wayne, Greenville School. She also had worked at the Darke County Childrens Home in Greenville.

She is survived by her sons, Terry (Patty) Caupp of Gettsyburg, and Chris (Jill) Caupp of Greenville; daughters, Jeanne (Doug) Lyme of Greenville and Tracy (Donnie) Marker of Greenville; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; sister, Anna Palmer of Anaheim, CA; brother, James “Jim” Montoney of Mt. Juliet, TN; and a very special friend, “Maggie”.

Services will be held Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1 PM at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Doug Baker officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, September 15, from 5 to 7 PM.

The family request that memorial contributions be given Brethren Retirement Community Residents Aid Fund.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

John R. Rhoades (September 10, 2014)

John R. Rhoades, 71, of (Wayne Lakes) Greenville, Ohio passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at his residences.

He was born in Dayton, Ohio, the son of the late Ernest and Katherine (Reynolds) Rhoades. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Jane L. (Quire) Rhoades who passed away February 4, 2008; and a brother, Ronald Rhoades.

John was retired from Delco Moraine in Dayton, Ohio. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps, member of and past Exalted Ruler of Elks of Greenville, VFW Arcanum, AmVets Life 726, American Legion, Eagles and Moose.

He was survived by his son, Johnny and wife Kristen of Rocky River, Ohio; a daughter, Michelle Rhoades of Greenville; grandchildren, Ronnie Jones, Hunter Rhoades, Halle Rhoades; and a sister and brother-in-law, Gayle (Richard) Miller of Spring Valley, Ohio.

Graveside services with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held Tuesday, September 16 at 11:30 AM at Oak Grove Cemetery in Fort Jefferson. Immediately following the burial, there will be a celebration of life at the VFW in Arcanum. The family request that memorial contributions be given to the charity of donor’s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Chad Allen Fisherback (September 8, 2014)

Chad Allen Fisherback, age 31 of Greenville, Ohio passed away Monday September 8, 2014. Chad was born August 30, 1983 in Greenville, Ohio and the son of Tamara S. (Neff) Sackett of Greenville and Thomas J. Fisherback, also of Greenville.

Chad was a 2002 graduate of Greenville Senior High School, an active member of the baseball team at which he had truly excelled and the band. He loved fishing, hunting, animals and watching auto races with his family. He was currently employed at Eikenberry’s Grocery in the meat department.

Chad was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandparents John B. and Neva J. (Lipps) Fisherback and his Maternal Grandfather James D. Neff.

Survivors in addition to his Mother and Father would be his Maternal Grandmother Doris (Marker) Neff of Greenville; Step Father Tim L. Sackett of Greenville; Step Grandfather Bill L. Sackett of Okeana, Ohio; Brother Mitchell J. Fisherback of New Paris and numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.

Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Mike Simmons officiating. Burial will be held in the Greenville Cemetery.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Palestine Church of Christ.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Fraley, Dale Eugene (September 6, 2014)

Fraley, Dale Eugene, 72, passed away September 6, 2014 at his home with family by his side, from a long illness. He was born July 3, 1942 to Millard and Mae Fraley. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Kriss, in 1963. He is survived by sons, Darren (Darlene) Fraley of South Carolina, Dane Fraley of Oxford, Ohio and Bryan (Ricky) Fraley of Dayton, six grandchildren and caregivers, Roger & Karen Henline, and brother, Douglas (Judy) Fraley of Kansas, and several nieces and nephews.

Dale was a graduate of Westmont High School and received his Master’s degree in Education from Morehead State University. He taught high school math for 30 years, retiring from Ansonia, and was a professor at Ivy Tech for an additional 12 years. He served as Mayor of West Manchester for many years, served on the Village Volunteer Fire Department for over 25 years, village council, water board and park board. He was a deacon in the Palestine Church of Christ. As per his wishes, there was a private burial service on September 9, 2014 at the Palestine, Ohio Cemetery. Braund-Pope Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements with Douglas Fraley doing the eulogy. Comments can be left for the family at www.braundpope.woh.rr.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton.

Patrick C. Grieshop (September 7, 2014)

Patrick C. Grieshop, age 62 of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Osgood passed away at 11:15 A.M. Sunday September 7, 2014 at the Kettering Medical Center Kettering, Ohio. Patrick was born March 17, 1952 in Coldwater, Ohio and the son of the late Charles J. & Mary A. (Luebke) Grieshop.

Patrick was a member of the St. Nicholas Catholic Church of Osgood and had been employed at Wayne Industries of Greenville.

He is survived by his sister Jude Grieshop of Osgood.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday September 11, 2014 in the St. Nicholas Catholic Church of Osgood with Father David Zink celebrating. Burial will follow in the St. Martin’s Catholic Cemetery in Osgood. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. There will be a Prayer Service at 4:30 P.M. Wednesday in the funeral home.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Jane Polei (September 5, 2014)

Jane Polei, age 83, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 1:35 AM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on July 6, 1931 in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Arthur & Elsie (Kenny) Kraus.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Richard Polei of Greenville; son, David Polei of Granby, Colorado; daughter and son in law, Melissa & Dave Schlichte of Arcanum, Ohio; grandchildren, Crystal (Matthew) Grote, Erica (Michael) Rouse, Ryan Polei and Michael Polei; great grandson, Owen Grote; sisters and brothers in law, Sonja & Jim Burch of Ft. Wayne, IN, and Judy & Dan Blagg of New Bremen, OH; numerous nieces and nephews as well as many loving friends.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her daughter in infancy, Melody Jane Polei and daughter in law, Suzanne Polei.

She was a member of Woodington Congregational Christian Church. She retired from Greenville High School and was also a homemaker. She loved reading and cooking. Jane always had a positive attitude and would do anything for anyone. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and will be very missed.

There will be a service held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Jim Fulton officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions are given to State of the Heart Hospice or Woodington Congregational Christian Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.

Cindra L. (Cunningham) Fleenor (September 4, 2014)

Cindra L. (Cunningham) Fleenor, 61 of Versailles, Ohio passed away on Thursday September 4, 2014 at 9:00 AM at Wayne Healthcare. She was born July 26, 1953 in Piqua, Ohio the daughter of the late Athern “Buck” & Betty (Higgs) Cunningham. She was a Member of Living Waters Church in Versailles.

She is preceded in death by her parents and mother in law: Mary Fleenor.

She is survived by her husband Paul Fleenor Jr. of Versailles; her children: Marc & Jennifer Litten of Versailles, Jeremy Litten of Versailles, Kregg & Amy Litten of Versailles, Kendra & Dan Adkins of Orland, Indiana, Michelle & Todd Geyer of Ansonia; 14 grandchildren; brother: Steve Cunningham of Union City; sister: Debbie Barga of Greenville; numerous nieces & nephews.

Services will be held on Monday September 8, 2014 at 3:00 PM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio with Rev. Kelly Moody and Pastor Steve Harman officiating. Burial will follow in Stelvideo Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be mad to the Cancer Association of Darke County.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Patricia (Monnin) DeMange (September 4, 2014)

Patricia (Monnin) DeMange, age 85, of Russia, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 2:50 AM at her residence. She was born on October 25, 1928 in Russia, Ohio, to the late Marcelleus & Veronica (Barhorst) Monnin.

She is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Jim & Donna DeMange of Versailles, Joe & Alice DeMange of Russia and Guy & Angela DeMange of Yorkshire, Ohio; daughters and sons in law, Jane & Marvin Pierron of Versailles, Mary & Bob Miller of Versailles, Denise & August Otte of Covington, Ohio, and Dorothy & Mike Litmer of Ft. Recovery, Ohio; 23 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; brothers, Jerry & Lurene Monnin of Versailles, Denis & Georgie Monnin of Versailles, and Tom & Linda Monnin of Russia; sister, Sister Carmelita Monnin CPPS of Chile; brother in law Carl Barlage of Russia; brothers in law and sisters in law, Lawrence & Mary Lou DeMange of Sidney, Joann Large of Houston and Delores & Lester Beisner of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Norbert F. DeMange whom she married on October 12, 1948; sister, Rita Barlage; and great grandchild, Jacob Pierron; brothers in law and sisters in law, Leslie Large, Rita DeMange, and Mary Catherine & John Gephart.

Patricia worked at the IGA’s in Russia and Versailles. She was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church where she taught CCD for many years and loved going to The Gathering Place in Russia. She made quilted lap robes for Right to Life, FISH, Veterans Hospital and veterans in the Russia area. She made noodles, angel food cakes and gallons of apple sauce for the area soup kitchens.

Due to the construction at St. Remy Catholic Church there will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 10:30 AM at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons, Rev. Fr. David Vincent and Rev. Fr. Gene Vonderhaar co-celebrants. Burial will follow in the St. Remy Catholic Church Cemetery, Russia, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 2-8 PM and on Monday from 9-10 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Angel Marie Cole Cheadle (September 2, 2014)

Angel Marie Cole Cheadle, age 23, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:18 PM at her residence. She was born on March 24, 1991 in Dayton, Ohio, to Kelly Cole of Dayton and Brian Thomas of Dayton.

Angel was a stay at home mom and is survived by her 2 daughters Mariah and Maleah Cheadle. She is also survived by her husband Pete Cheadle of Greenville whom she married on March 24, 2008; great grandmother, Leah Bowles; grandfather, Thomas Bowles; siblings, Austin Thomas, Shawen Back, Sierra Back, Hannah Back and Madison Back; aunts, Debra Crouch and Linda Baker; uncles, Dave, Shawn, Michael, Christopher and Thomas Bowles Jr.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her great grandfather, Evert Bowles; grandmother, Roberta Marie Cole and uncle Donald Bowles.

There will be a service held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Ohio. Family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.

Dorothy (Dodie) Pearl Spencer (September 1, 2014)

Dorothy (Dodie) Pearl Spencer, 97, of The Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Sweitzer St., Greenville, passed away early Monday evening, September 1, 2014 at Wayne Hospital.

Dorothy was born on a farm in Darke County, west of Brock, on December 17, 1916 to the late Arthur and Jennie Lanich. She married the late Elwood (Spence) Spencer on August 6, 1949. They were married for 55 years and he preceded her in death in 2004. In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her sister and only sibling, Mrs. Ruby Goens.

Dorothy was a 1934 graduate of Greenville High School. She was a member of the Greenville E.U.M. Church and the Phi Beta Psi sorority.

Dorothy worked for 40 years at the General Athletic Products Co. and was manager of the shipping department. Her husband, Elwood (Spence), worked at Sutton’s Super Valu in Arcanum for 37 years. Dorothy and Spence enjoyed traveling and were proud of having visited all of the 50 states except for Alaska. Dorothy’s kindness to others, warm sense of humor and delicious cookies will be missed by her family and friends.

Dorothy is survived by three great-nephews, Mike (Deb) Lecklider, Tim (Sharon) Lecklider and Jeff (Teena) Lecklider and numerous great-great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by four wonderful friends, Jean Selanders, Marjorie Michael and Bonnie and Randy Ross.

Dorothy’s family would like to thank the outstanding medical staff at Wayne Hospital ICU for the capable and loving care she received in her final days. They would also like to thank the Brethren Retirement Community staff for the comfortable home, community setting and care they provided to Dorothy for the past 12 years.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the Brethren Retirement Community Chapel, Greenville. Burial will follow in Brock Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Brethren Retirement Community Chapel from noon until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Residents’ Aid Fund of the Brethren Retirement Community or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com